Should columnists air readers' complaints?

Jim Romenesko has blogged (May 24) that Ronnie Polaneczky, a Philadelphia columnist, has been posting online comments from readers remarking on her suggestion that Arnold Schwarzenegger and other cheaters “get tattoos of their kids faces – on their penises [because] it would remind them just who gets screwed when daddy’s wee-wee wanders.”  (canadian pharmacy cialis

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Now it’s unclear which is worse – the tastelessness of such unnecessarily graphic commentary or that Polaneczky unethically outed callers who likely thought they were commenting only to her.  One can only hope that Polaneczky zippers both her own gutter prose and her self-righteous tendency to expose callers doing what callers do – comment on a commentator’s comments.


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